17/04/2020
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Open PhD Fellowship: Learning design technology for inclusion

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/05/2020 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2020

 

Open PhD Fellowship at the TIDE research group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

TIDE is a research group in an ICT department with a clear interdisciplinary vocation. TIDE offers a PhD fellowship position with the topic:

Learning design technology for inclusion 

Description: 

The learning design field has produced computer tools to assist teachers in the creation of pedagogically-sound learning environments, for instance by providing patterns of good educational practices or by supporting sharing and co-creation within teaching communities. This project will advance the state of the art in this domain by researching how teachers should be supported when designing for learners’ inclusion in the digital era and how learners can be involved in co-design processes.

This project will be supervised by Prof. Davinia Hernández-Leo, a Full Professor that leads the Interactive and Distributed Technologies Group (TIDE) at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. TIDE has extensive research experience in learning design technologies (e.g., Collage, LdShake, ILDE, edCrumble) and are currently involved in educational technology and inclusion projects (BLENDI – Blended Learning for Inclusion, Schools4Inclusion – Whole School Approach for Inclusive Education).

The PhD research will be conducted in the frame the BLENDI and Schools4Inclussion projects. See abstracts of BLENDI and School4Inclusion in TIDE website, https://www.upf.edu/web/tide

The PhD position is offered to a highly motivated researcher, to join our team in interdisciplinary learning technologies research. The successful candidate should have an excellent undergraduate and master academic record. Candidates should have a strong desire to see technological work applied in solving impactful problems in the context of education.

Benefits

- 3-year contract, possibility of 1-year extension.

- Salary depends on the skills and experience that the candidate brings to the position. Medical insurance is included.

- Training in transversal skills.

- Participation in European projects, projects’ meetings, scientific conferences.

- Participation in networking and outreach activities.

Eligibility criteria

Selection criteria

- Academic records and CV.

- Motivation letter.

- Recommendation letters (optional)

- Interview

Selection process

How to apply and important dates

- Send your application (see selection criteria) to tide-info@upf.edu

- Application deadline: May 20th, 2020

- Expected incorporation of candidates: September/October 2020.

Additional comments

Please contact Davinia Hernández-Leo at davinia.hernandez-Leo@upf.edu for any question or further information needed.

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

The successful candidate should also have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Evidence of excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, good English command, and Spanish or/and Catalan language knowledge are desirable.

 

 

Specific Requirements

 

Requirements

PhD program admission, see requirements at https://www.upf.edu/web/etic/doctorat

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
TIDE Group, UPF
Spain
barcelona

EURAXESS offer ID: 515241

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